Based on U.S. Utility Patents Issued in 2021

2022 Patent 300® List

The Patent 300®, developed by Harrity Patent Analytics, is the intellectual property industry’s premier resource for patent insights and competitive intelligence on the world’s leading technology organizations.  The Patent 300® is an annual compilation of the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field, based on the quantity of issued U.S. patents each year.

RankOwner2021 US Utility PatentsChange from 2020
1INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION8540-9%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.85170%
3LG CORPORATION4388-14%
4CANON K.K.3400-8%
5HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.2955-7%
6INTEL CORPORATION2835-14%
7TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MFG. CO. LTD.2807-3%
8TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K.2753-2%
9RAYTHEON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION2694-16%
10SONY CORPORATION2624-9%
11APPLE INC.2591-9%
12MICROSOFT CORPORATION2453-17%
13QUALCOMM2165-6%
14BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.2141-1%
15AMAZON.COM, INC.2110-11%
16DELL TECHNOLOGIES20532%
17ALPHABET INC.2015-15%
18MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC.179817%
19PANASONIC CORPORATION1715-11%
20FORD MOTOR COMPANY1675-20%
21GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY1525-37%
22JOHNSON & JOHNSON15061%
23HITACHI, LTD.14972%
24HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY1483-9%
25FUJIFILM HOLDINGS CORP14212%
26TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON14022%
27THE BOEING COMPANY1304-11%
28MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION1289-2%
29SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION1229-8%
30HONDA MOTOR COMPANY, LTD.12160%
31META PLATFORMS, INC.1196-22%
32MEDTRONIC PLC1165-19%
33SK GROUP11092%
34DENSO CORPORATION1103-9%
35TOSHIBA CORPORATION1100-16%
36AT&T INC.1075-26%
37THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL GOVERNMENT1056-5%
38SIEMENS AG1043-22%
39ROBERT BOSCH GMBH1020-7%
40CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.1007-12%
41THE HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (HP INC.)9920%
42TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED972-15%
43HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.937-20%
44NEC CORPORATION930-8%
45VMWARE, INC.92411%
46KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.906-5%
47HALLIBURTON COMPANY88213%
48SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY86627%
49MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.865-3%
50SHARP CORPORATION862-18%
51TCL CORPORATION837-5%
52KYOCERA CORPORATION831-15%
53FUJITSU LIMITED795-27%
54BBK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION79240%
55ADVANCED NEW TECHNOLOGIES79022%
56RICOH COMPANY LTD.774-17%
57WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION760-4%
58GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY759-5%
59APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.7562%
60VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.7120%
61PORSCHE AUTOMOBIL HOLDING SE7088%
62SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.707-4%
63CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION699-6%
64NOKIA CORPORATION697-8%
65INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG688-18%
66KIOXIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION672-11%
67UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA671-2%
68TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD6393%
69SAP SE633-14%
70ORACLE CORPORATION617-21%
71STMICROELECTRONICS606-6%
72BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.599-16%
73SALESFORCE.COM, INC.59413%
743M COMPANY581-13%
75LENOVO GROUP LIMITED573-9%
76SOFTBANK GROUP CORP.561-22%
77SAFRAN S.A.549-14%
78THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY540-16%
79THE HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY537-35%
80MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.5341%
81TDK CORPORATION531-8%
82OLYMPUS CORPORATION523-19%
83BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION518-14%
84BAYER AG517-27%
85ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC515-7%
86THE BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION51316%
87ADOBE INC.4890%
88BASF SE488-6%
89SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.483-13%
90NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V.482-26%
90COMMSCOPE INC.482-12%
92SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS4811%
93CATERPILLAR INC.47919%
94ROCHE HOLDING AG4764%
95STRYKER CORPORATION47520%
96TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED467-6%
97AIRBUS SE465-17%
98CONTINENTAL AG453-8%
99BAIDU, INC.44314%
100SCHLUMBERGER LIMITED435-31%
101DEERE & COMPANY432-5%
102NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP.43031%
102CORNING INCORPORATED430-12%
104XPERI HOLDING CORPORATION42595%
105STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF FLORIDA41911%
106ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE416-17%
107MEDIATEK INC.408-4%
108DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG40322%
109MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY402-10%
109FANUC CORPORATION402-37%
111NIKE, INC.4001%
112BAKER HUGHES COMPANY394-31%
113MUBADALA INVESTMENT COMPANY PJSC386-32%
114WELLS FARGO & COMPANY38539%
115THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY378-18%
116THE FRENCH ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES AND ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION (CEA)377-9%
117XIAOMI INC.37463%
118KYNDRYL, INC.368-11%
119JAPAN DISPLAY INC.365-37%
120TSINGHUA HOLDINGS3605%
121ABBOTT LABORATORIES357-2%
122COMCAST CORPORATION352-7%
123JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL PLC351-9%
124ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.3481%
125MASTERCARD INCORPORATED3436%
126SNAP INC.34270%
127EMERSON ELECTRIC CO.341-24%
128ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG33732%
129YAZAKI CORPORATION329-6%
129BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG329-7%
131PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC.3285%
132ABB LTD326-14%
133BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY323-15%
134AAC TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC.31917%
135TEXTRON INC.315-1%
135EXXON MOBIL315-14%
137SZ DJI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.31461%
138NIDEC CORPORATION3130%
139XEROX HOLDINGS CORPORATION311-2%
140THE UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA)30719%
141EATON CORPORATION299-26%
141ACCENTURE PLC2991%
143CARL-ZEISS-STIFTUNG297-8%
144ROHM COMPANY LIMITED295-8%
144OMRON CORPORATION295-13%
144CORTEVA, INC.2951%
144AISIN SEIKI CO., LTD.295-17%
148VISA INC.29424%
148NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.294-37%
150SIGNIFY293-14%
150STATE FARM293-9%
152INTERDIGITAL292-12%
153NICHIA CORPORATION2914%
154THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC288-19%
155MAGNA INTERNATIONAL287-14%
155JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.287-2%
157ASML HOLDING N.V.286-9%
158EBAY INC.28216%
159RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION281-27%
160ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED280-61%
161CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC.27831%
162SAMSUNG SDI276-12%
163TE CONNECTIVITY LTD.272-8%
163THE FRENCH NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH272-13%
163NVIDIA CORPORATION2729%
166HAIER GROUP CORP.270-22%
167FUJI ELECTRIC CO LTD267-3%
168ALTRIA GROUP, INC.265-15%
169OSRAM LICHT AG263-6%
170TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD262-27%
170ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.262-30%
170KONICA MINOLTA, INC.262-55%
170INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE262-12%
174MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD.25911%
174MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION2590%
174DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.259-1%
174ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS2597%
178FRAUNHOFER258-7%
178ANALOG DEVICES, INC.258-17%
180SHIMADZU CORPORATION2574%
181NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION256-27%
182SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED254-7%
183THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY251-2%
183REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.25113%
185SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PLC248-23%
186SPLUNK INC.24719%
186SIEMENS ENERGY AG24798%
186SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG247-1%
186HKC CORPORATION LIMITED24728%
190UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION246-22%
190THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM246-2%
192THE CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES245-1%
192TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES COMPANY LIMITED24545%
192CUMMINS INC.24513%
195MASS GENERAL BRIGHAM244-1%
196AB VOLVO24212%
197VALEO SA241-23%
197HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.241-39%
197ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.241-2%
200SANOFI S.A.2393%
201WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION237-24%
202WAL-MART STORES, INC.234-36%
202NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC234-10%
204TATA SONS LTD231-2%
205LOREAL S.A.2288%
205MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION2284%
207ZTE CORPORATION224-3%
208SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.2220%
209YAMAHA CORPORATION220-23%
210WINBOND ELECTRONICS CORPORATION21611%
211SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.215-28%
212THE MERCK GROUP213-2%
213BLACKBERRY LIMITED212-19%
214SERVICENOW2114%
215HARVARD UNIVERSITY2108%
216BAE SYSTEMS PLC2088%
217MAGIC LEAP, INC.20711%
217HERE HOLDING CORP.20724%
217AU OPTRONICS207-3%
220XILINX, INC.205-27%
220STANFORD UNIVERSITY205-22%
222TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.201-3%
222SUBARU CORPORATION20118%
224PURE STORAGE, INC.200-5%
225THALES SA199-19%
225LUMILEDS HOLDING B.V.199-16%
227KOMATSU LTD.198-9%
227COMPAGNIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN S.A.198-25%
227ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION198-12%
230BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY196-7%
231INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.194-4%
232DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC.193-27%
233INTUIT INC.192-6%
234HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA1914%
234BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.191-15%
236DISH NETWORK CORPORATION189-8%
236DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.18917%
238SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC.187-10%
239EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES1862%
239FRESENIUS SE & CO. KGAA186-2%
239BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB186-16%
242KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY184163%
243PURDUE UNIVERSITY181-4%
243MINEBEAMITSUMI, INC.181-7%
243KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.181-4%
246TERUMO CORPORATION177-3%
246ASE TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CO., LTD.17720%
248CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.17642%
248AB SKF17616%
250FG INNOVATION IP COMPANY LIMITED17467%
250ARISTOCRAT LEISURE LIMITED1747%
252PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES173-11%
252CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY1730%
254SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC1722%
254SMITH & NEPHEW PLC172-2%
254NIKON CORPORATION172-27%
257OTIS WORLDWIDE CORPORATION171-7%
258CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO. LIMITED17032%
259UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.169-21%
259MERCK & CO., INC.16910%
259MS TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (MST)169125%
262SONOS, INC.168-6%
262SHENZHEN GOODIX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.16820%
262MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC.168-30%
265NGK INSULATORS, LTD.167-41%
265DISCO CORPORATION16720%
267INNOLUX CORPORATION165-10%
268JFE HOLDINGS, INC.16415%
269SHIMANO, INC.163-8%
269KOCH INDUSTRIES, INC.163-40%
269AGC INC.163-19%
272WISTRON CORPORATION1621%
272KLA CORPORATION162-22%
274ECOLAB INC.161-20%
275JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.16016%
275GOPRO, INC.160-18%
277SNOWFLAKE INC.15876%
277JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY158-24%
277CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.158-32%
277BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION158-29%
281HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.1571%
281BORGWARNER INC.157-19%
283ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS, INC.156-19%
284ROHDE & SCHWARZ GMBH & CO. KG155-9%
285KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY1541%
285DANAHER CORPORATION154-5%
287UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN153-6%
287STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC.153-16%
289SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION151-27%
289NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION15150%
289LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION151-49%
289INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY-RESEARCH COOPERATION FOUNDATION151-1%
289DOOSAN GROUP151-2%
289BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE151-35%
295QORVO, INC.150-19%
295NANYA TECHNOLOGY15074%
297WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION149-12%
297THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA149-20%
297RAMBUS INC.149-19%
300NOVO NORDISK A/S148-4%

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